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Screening Checks for Not-for-profits

About this event

Are you involved in the recruitment of staff and volunteers in your community organisation? Is your screening process effective and legally compliant? Do you need a refresher on Working with Children Checks and Police Checks?  

Screening checks are essential to protect all those involved with your organisation: staff, volunteers, clients and members of the public.  

This webinar will walk you through the basics of how to set up a screening process, what types of checks you need and updates to the law around screening.  

We’ll cover:

  • Key screening checks for NFPs (focusing on WWC Checks, Police Checks and the NDIS Worker Screening Check, with an overview of other relevant checks)  
  • Mandatory versus discretionary checks – who needs them and why?  
  • Common issues and top tips for how to apply for these checks  
  • Other issues to consider, including record-keeping, privacy and discrimination  

You'll receive:

  • 75 minutes of plain-language training from a lawyer
  • Copy of webinar recording (available for 30 days) and slide presentation
  • Opportunity to ask the presenter questions
  • Information on further resources and support

Who should attend:

  • Board members or HR staff of any not-for-profit organisation that engages volunteers, employers or contractors. 

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